The SEI Personal Software Process is a disciplined and structured approach to software development that can be applied to many different types of projects. As an SEI-Certified PSP Developer, you have the knowledge and skills to competently deliver quality software on predictable schedules—and the SEI credentials to show your employer that you've got what it takes to deliver quality software on time and within budget.
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Alternative Entry: This option is available for those professionals who are contributors to the practice and have earned their PSP Instructor Authorization. PSP Instructors continually demonstrate a high degree of knowledge and skill in applying PSP fundamentals. Only currently authorized PSP Instructors in good standing may apply for this optional experience based entry gate. Approved candidates receive a waiver to the PSP Developer examination requirement. The application and processing fee is discussed in Step 2. Interested applicants should contact the SEI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Examination fee:||$250 (refundable for cancellations made
72 hours or more before your scheduled
|Alternative entry fee:||$250 USD|
Candidates who take exams through our online testing services providers will be notified of their scores immediately. Candidates who take exams administered via paper and pencil will receive their scores within 7-10 business days. More details about the PSP Developer Exam development and content are available.
The SEI requires that you keep your certification up to date by participating in PSP-related activities and paying a $75 fee, both of which are required to renew your certification.
Read more about the requirements for renewing your certification.
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